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REMINDER: BAMS Essay Prize—Deadline 30 September

Reminder to anyone considering entering. Deadline 30 September 2015.

https://bams.ac.uk/2015/07/14/the-bams-essay-prize-2015/

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The British Association for Modernist Studies Essay Prize 2015

The British Association for Modernist Studies invites submissions for its annual essay prize for early career scholars. The winning essay will be published in Modernist Cultures, and the winner will also receive £250 of books.

Eligibility and Requirements

The BAMS Essay Prize is open to any member of the British Association for Modernist Studies who is studying for a doctoral degree, or is within five years of receiving their doctoral award.

Essays are to be 7-9,000 words, inclusive of footnotes and references.

The closing date for entries is 30 September 2015. The winner will be announced by 31 January 2016.

Essays can be on any subject in modernist studies (including anthropology, art history, cultural studies, ethnography, film studies, history, literature, musicology, philosophy, sociology, urban studies, and visual culture). Please see the editorial statement of Modernist Cultures for further information:http://www.euppublishing.com/journal/mod.

In the event that, in the judges’ opinion, the material submitted is not of a suitable standard for publication, no prize will be awarded.

Instructions to Entrants

Entries must be submitted electronically in Word or rtf format to modernistcultures@gmail.com and conform to Chicago style.

Entrants should include a title page detailing their name, affiliation, e-mail address, and their doctoral status/ date of award; they should also make clear that the essay is a submission for the BAMS Essay Prize.

It is the responsibility of the entrant to secure permission for the reproduction of illustrations and quotation from copyrighted material.

Essays must not be under consideration elsewhere.

Enquiries about the prize may be directed to Rebecca Beasley, Chair of the British Association for Modernist Studies at rebecca.beasley@queens.ox.ac.uk.

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The BAMS Essay Prize 2015: Deadline 30/9

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The British Association for Modernist Studies Essay Prize 2015

The British Association for Modernist Studies invites submissions for its annual essay prize for early career scholars. The winning essay will be published in Modernist Cultures, and the winner will also receive £250 of books.

Eligibility and Requirements

The BAMS Essay Prize is open to any member of the British Association for Modernist Studies who is studying for a doctoral degree, or is within five years of receiving their doctoral award.

Essays are to be 7-9,000 words, inclusive of footnotes and references.

The closing date for entries is 30 September 2015. The winner will be announced by 31 January 2016.

Essays can be on any subject in modernist studies (including anthropology, art history, cultural studies, ethnography, film studies, history, literature, musicology, philosophy, sociology, urban studies, and visual culture). Please see the editorial statement of Modernist Cultures for further information: http://www.euppublishing.com/journal/mod.

In the event that, in the judges’ opinion, the material submitted is not of a suitable standard for publication, no prize will be awarded.

Instructions to Entrants

Entries must be submitted electronically in Word or rtf format to modernistcultures@gmail.com and conform to Chicago style.

Entrants should include a title page detailing their name, affiliation, e-mail address, and their doctoral status/ date of award; they should also make clear that the essay is a submission for the BAMS Essay Prize.

It is the responsibility of the entrant to secure permission for the reproduction of illustrations and quotation from copyrighted material.

Essays must not be under consideration elsewhere.

Enquiries about the prize may be directed to Rebecca Beasley, Chair of the British Association for Modernist Studies at rebecca.beasley@queens.ox.ac.uk.

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BAMS Essay Prize 2014

The winner of the BAMS Essay Prize 2014 is Jamie Wood, for his essay ‘“On or about December 1910”: F.T. Marinetti’s Onslaught on London and Recursive Structures in Modernist Studies’. The essay will be published in Modernist Cultures, and Dr Wood will also receive £250 of books.

Runner up: Katherine Perko (Stony Brook University), ‘Gossip at Work: Professionalism, Oral Communities, and Narratives of Scandal in Lord Jim’.

Shortlisted

Beth Blum (University of Pennsylvania), ‘Bouvard and Pécuchet: Flaubert’s D.I.Y. Dystopia’

Jamie Callison (University of Northampton/ University of Bergen, ‘Jesuits and Modernism? Versions of Late Modernism’

Ned Hercock (University of Sussex), ‘Like a Tongue to a Loosening Tooth: Modernism and Lyric’

Helen Tyson (Queen Mary, University of London), ‘Reading Childishly? Learning to Read Modernism: Reading the Child Reader in Modernism and Psychoanalysis’

The entries were of an extremely high calibre, and the judges congratulate Dr Wood, and thank all the entrants for their submissions.

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BAMS Essay Prize — Deadline 30 September

The British Association for Modernist Studies Essay

Prize 2014

The British Association for Modernist Studies announces the launch of an essay prize for early career scholars. The winning essay will be published in Modernist Cultures, and the winning entrant will also receive £250 of books.

Eligibility and Requirements

The BAMS Essay Prize is open to any member of the British Association for Modernist Studies who is studying for a doctoral degree, or is within five years of receiving their doctoral award. Essays are to be 7-9,000 words, inclusive of footnotes and references. The closing date for entries is 30 September 2014. The winning entry will be announced 31 January 2015. Essays can be on any subject in modernist studies (including anthropology, art history, cultural studies, ethnography, film studies, history, literature, musicology, philosophy, sociology, urban studies, and visual culture). Please see the editorial statement of Modernist Cultures for further information: http://www.euppublishing.com/journal/mod. In the event that, in the judges’ opinion, the material submitted is not of a suitable standard for publication, no prize will be awarded.  

Instructions to Entrants

Entries must be submitted electronically in Word or rtf format to modernistcultures@gmail.com and conform to Chicago style. Entrants should include a title page detailing their name, affiliation, and e-mail address. It is the responsibility of the entrant to secure permission for the reproduction of illustrations and quotation from copyrighted material. Essays must not be under consideration elsewhere. Enquiries about the prize may be directed to Rebecca Beasley, Chair of the British Association for Modernist Studies at rebecca.beasley@queens.ox.ac.uk.